Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Web Solutions Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technology - Operations, Engineering & Support
  • Overview

    Are you passionate about usability, websites, and the technology behind them? We are looking for a front-end developer to join our Web Solutions team. Your day as a web solutions developer will include translating design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of our client- and public-facing websites, intranet, and content authoring platform. Working with designers, back-end developers, and business owners, you will use business and UX requirements to create engaging and easy-to-use pages, taking an active role throughout projects to define how our websites function, as well as how they’re built and maintained.


    Key responsibilities

    • Implementing front-end solutions for internal and client-facing websites that are consistent across all supported browsers (IE11 and better) and platforms
    • Coordinating with a UX designer and business owners to bring designs to life
    • Supporting the technical strategy for our website stack and content management system (CMS)
    • Supporting integration points between owned websites and external applications, including ServiceNow, Office 365, custom-built tools, and third-party products
    • Promoting usability and coding best practices
    • Staying up to date on emerging technologies and helping to define when, if, or how we should use them
    • Taking on special projects as needed


    Core strengths 

    • Coding experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and ASP.NET; jQuery, AngularJS, and Bootstrap a plus
    • Able to translate graphic designs and customer business requirements into technical specification-based documentation and technical solutions
    • Experience with developing for CMS and understanding of how CMS integrates with front-end and back-end environments; experience with OpenText Web Site Management (RedDot) software a plus
    • Familiarity with ASP.NET/VBScript (especially web forms)
    • Ability to adopt and champion technical procedures like change/release management, code reviews, and collaboration with diverse skill sets
    • Comfort with a high project volume in a deadline-driven environment
    • Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment, as well as independently
    • Strong multitasking skills and enthusiasm for taking ownership of a project
    • A passion for continuous learning
    • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction
    • Comfortable innovating within a set of parameters
    • Web design and UX experience a plus


    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.


    About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture


    Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive.


    That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities.


    Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home.


    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.


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